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Jack Ponder
Player Profile:
Jack Ponder 3124667
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 190
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Candler, N.C.
High School: Enka HS
Major: Economics
Experience: High School

2018 (Freshman): Made four appearances in his freshman season … Worked 3.2 innings, recording five strikeouts … Made his collegiate debut against Appalachian State, logging 1.1 innings and picking up a strikeout … Didn’t allow a run in 0.1 innings against Oakland (Feb. 20) … Struck out the side against Lafayette (Mar. 9) in a victory … Picked up another strikeout in a relief appearance against High Point (Apr. 10).

Prep: Four-year letter winner at Enka High… MAC All-Conference honoree… Earned a 3.98 ERA in his senior season, striking out 83 hitters in 58 innings… As a junior, worked a 3.59 ERA with 59 strikeouts in 39 innings… As a sophomore, earned a 4-2 record, striking out 39 hitters in 26 innings, earning a 2.42 ERA… In 2016, Ponder was the Mission Health Athlete of the Week after throwing Enka HS’s fourth no-hitter in school history… Third in Western North Carolina in strikeouts per nine innings pitched in 2016, and six in the same category in 2015… Competed at the Powerade State games in 2016 and 2015… Competed with NC Post 70 American Legion where he broke current Spartan Bryce Hensley’s records with a 1.13 ERA and 79 strikeouts in 40 innings pitched… Salutatorian.

Personal: He is the son of Brian and Molly Ponder... Majoring in economics.

Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so
2018.... 12.27 0-0 4 0 0 0/0 0 3.2 4 5 5 3 5
TOTAL... 12.27 0-0 4 0 0 0/0 0 3.2 4 5 5 3 5

 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Innings pitched: 1.1, Appalachian State, Feb 18, 2018 
Walks allowed: 3, Appalachian State, Feb 18, 2018 
Strikeouts: 3, Lafayette, Mar 09, 2018 
Batters faced: 8, Appalachian State, Feb 18, 2018 
Field chances: 1, Appalachian State, Feb 18, 2018 ; Oakland, Feb 20, 2018 
Assists: 1, Appalachian State, Feb 18, 2018 ; Oakland, Feb 20, 2018 
 
CAREER ALL-TIME RANKINGS:
Most strikeouts/9 inn game: 1st (12.27)
Highest fielding pct.: t-1st (1.000)

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Highest fielding pct.: t-1st (1.000 in 2018)

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